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Complications

Staying healthy when you have diabetes is possible with careful blood glucose management – that’s the best way to reduce your risk of long-term health complications.

Higher blood sugar levels cause damage over time to blood vessels and nerves, which can affect your eyes, heart, kidneys, and other organs. It’s important to be aware of these diabetes-related health complications so that you can act now to avoid them or prevent them from progressing. 

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Two new studies will investigate whether SGLT-2 inhibitor Jardiance impacts heart failure in people with and without diabetes. Jardiance is already approved to lower A1C and reduce the risk of heart-related death Continue Reading »

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Two new studies will investigate whether SGLT-2 inhibitor Farxiga impacts heart failure in people with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes Continue Reading »

Siren Socks

Siren’s machine washable, dryable socks use temperature monitoring as a convenient way to alert users of potential injuries and help prevent complications  Continue Reading »

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The S-ICD is an FDA-approved device that can prevent sudden cardiac arrest; this trial is testing it in people with diabetes who’ve had prior heart attacks with relatively preserved heart function Continue Reading »

Night

How do I stay in range while sleeping?  Continue Reading »

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Health Canada has approved the once-daily insulin for adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes Continue Reading »

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Despite neutral heart outcome study results, the FDA added a warning for those at risk of heart failure Continue Reading »

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FDA Approves New GLP-1 Label on Victoza to show that the medicine makes hearts healthier!  Continue Reading »

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